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This Week's Standout Member Blogs
Cross to bare
Marc Bell asks, "Can the medium of video games show a bit of skin without being criticised for immaturity?"
Players don't want to choose, they want to pick - and only sometimes
Adab Rebika offers a study on how video games are actually very limited when it comes to creating meaningful choices for the player.
15-year anniversary retrospective: GoldenEye 007 (N64, 1997)
Seminal N64 shooter GoldenEye 007
turned 15 last week. Xander Markham looks at how its innovations have affected modern gaming culture, and the accomplishments which were lost to time.
Saving space with linear audio in Pro Tools (Part 3)
George Hufnagl explains how to prepare and export audio session data in Pro Tools for programming.
Paying for fun, or paying to win?
There's a lot of questions around "monetization" and how to get money, or more money, out of players through new means. Johnathon Swift notes there are new distinctions that designers should be aware of regarding this.